Executive Director David Meade Discusses Job Training Programs on Bronx Talk


Good Paying Jobs. Access to Expanded Career Opportunities. Lifting Communities.

Building Skills New York is a not-for-profit organization committed to provide New York residents with good paying jobs at local construction sites in underserved communities. Building Skills connects workers with historically high rates of unemployment and poverty with access to quality training and expanded career opportunities. We are dedicated to developing a skilled workforce, while also helping residents revitalize their neighborhoods.

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Worker Stories

  • Construction Safety Week – Worker Profile

    Name: George Baysmore Age: 51 Home borough: Brooklyn Job: Safety To kick off Construction Safety Week, Building Skills New York sat down with George Baysmore, who has worked in the industry for 11 years, starting out as a fire guard...